Electrify Your Career!
become a Union Electrical Worker?
a world where you earn while you learn. A world that
allows you to earn a salary for 5 years while
receiving FREE college credits.
That world is here now at the IBEW/NECA
Training Center. This is the apprenticeship and
education center for the members of International
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local
82. IBEW local site: http://www.ibew82.org
NECA local site:
pay high tuition costs when you can earn while you
learn! Apprentices start earning a livable wage as
soon as they start working. They receive pay
advancements throughout their apprenticeship.
industry employs over 650,000 electrical workers and
70,000 electrical contracting firms and produces an
annual volume of over $95 billion.
goal is to provide the highest quality training in the
electrical industry. Apprentices are provided trade
related classroom training that produces competency
and pride that lead to true craftsmanship. And, Union
programs graduate about three times as many
apprentices to journeyman status as do non-union
of minorities in union apprentice programs is about
three times the number enrolled in non-union programs,
and there are four times as many women enrolled in
union training. Graduation rates of minorities and
women from union apprentice programs is three times
that of non-union programs. The all-trades graduation
rate for union apprentice programs was 82.2 percent,
compared with 17.8 percent for non-union programs.